Tex. Occ. Code Section 202.354
Delegation of Certain Acts


(a)

A podiatrist may delegate to a qualified and properly trained podiatric medical assistant acting under the podiatrist’s supervision any podiatric medical act that a reasonable and prudent podiatrist would find within the scope of sound medical judgment to delegate if:

(1)

in the opinion of the delegating podiatrist, the medical act:

(A)

can be properly and safely performed by the podiatric medical assistant to whom the podiatric medical act is delegated; and

(B)

is performed in a customary manner and not in violation of any other statute; and

(2)

the podiatric medical assistant to whom the podiatric medical act is delegated does not represent to the public that the medical assistant is authorized to practice podiatry.

(b)

A delegating podiatrist is responsible for a podiatric medical act performed by the podiatric medical assistant to whom the podiatrist delegates the act.

(c)

The department may determine whether:

(1)

an act constitutes the practice of podiatric medicine; and

(2)

a podiatric medical act may be properly or safely delegated by podiatrists.
Added by Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1144 (H.B. 2847), Sec. 8.004, eff. September 1, 2019.

Source: Section 202.354 — Delegation of Certain Acts, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/OC/htm/OC.­202.­htm#202.­354 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

202.001
Definitions
202.003
Application of Chapter
202.051
Board Membership
202.053
Public Member Eligibility
202.054
Membership and Employee Restrictions
202.055
Terms
202.056
Grounds for Removal
202.057
Compensation
202.058
Presiding Officer
202.059
Meetings
202.061
Training
202.062
Duties of Advisory Board
202.153
Fees
202.160
Information Provided to License Holders
202.161
Poison Control Center Information
202.204
Expert Witness
202.251
License Required
202.252
License Application
202.253
Grounds for Denial of License
202.254
Examination
202.256
Reexamination
202.257
Issuance of License
202.258
Refusal of Admittance to Examination
202.259
Temporary License
202.260
Provisional License
202.261
Limited License for Podiatry Faculty Members
202.262
Display of License
202.263
Issuance of Duplicate or Amended License
202.303
Practice Without Renewing License
202.304
Renewal After Military Service
202.351
Podiatry Services for Certain Health Organizations
202.352
Approval of Names Under Which Podiatrist May Practice
202.353
Malpractice Claim Reports
202.354
Delegation of Certain Acts
202.401
Definitions
202.402
Scope of Privilege
202.403
Claim of Privilege
202.404
Exceptions to Privilege and Confidentiality in Certain Proceedings
202.405
Other Exceptions to Privilege and Confidentiality Requirements
202.406
Consent for Release of Confidential Information
202.407
Disclosure of Released Information
202.451
Definitions
202.452
Disclosure of Communications Made to Peer Review Committee
202.453
Information Provided to Affected Podiatrist
202.454
Confidentiality Requirements
202.455
Privilege of Confidentiality
202.456
Immunity
202.457
Claims for Defense Costs
202.501
Disciplinary Powers
202.502
Revocation and Suspension of License for Drug-related Felony Conviction
202.503
Probation
202.504
Reissuance of License
202.505
Reexamination if License Suspended or Revoked
202.506
Application to Certain Drug Offenses
202.509
Confidentiality and Disclosure of Investigative Information
202.602
Monitoring and Inspection of License Holder
202.603
Prosecution of Violation
202.604
Civil Penalty: Use of Trade Name
202.605
General Criminal Penalty: Practicing Without License
202.606
Criminal Penalty: Amputation of Foot
202.1515
General Powers and Duties
202.2031
Notification to Parties Regarding Complaint
202.2032
Requirements for Certain Complaints
202.2525
Criminal History Record Information for License Issuance
202.3015
Term and Renewal
202.3025
Criminal History Record Information Requirement for License Renewal
202.5015
Certain Conduct Constituting Chapter Violation
202.5071
Subpoena Authority

Accessed:
Jun. 5, 2024

§ 202.354’s source at texas​.gov